+ MySQL as an Open Source RDBMS,is growing day by day and continue to mature. Yahoo! uses the MySQL database to power many of its web properties. The first was Yahoo! Finance (http://finance.yahoo.com), a popular web site that provides the full spectrum of financial services and information. MySQL is behind Yahoo! The Yahoo! technical environment includes the FreeBSD and Linux operating systems synchronized using MySQL replication. Many companies use MySQL to escape from terrible costs of Oracle licensing and save thousand dollars!
+ Today i had this chance to download a new version of WAMPSERVER using high speed internet of our university!! you can download this beautifull WAMP package using this link! It’s less than 20 MB! The new version includes MySQL 5.0.27 . WAMP5 1.6.6 comes with some Add-ons.One of these Add-ons is MYSQL tools plug-in, series of new developed tools for working with MySQL.There are very usefull tools:
MySQL Administrator :a program for performing administrative operations, such as configuring, monitoring and starting and stopping a MySQL server, managing users and connections, performing backups, and a number of other administrative tasks.
MySQL Query Browser: a graphical tool provided by MySQL AB for creating, executing, and optimizing queries in a graphical environment.
MySQL Migration Toolkit :a graphical tool provided by MySQL AB for migrating schema and data from various relational database systems to MySQL.
MySQL Workbench : a schema design application that enables users to graphically design and modify tables and other database objects, then automatically implement their design in MySQL.